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On the Passing of Chika

On the Passing of Chika

It is with a broken heart that I share that our beloved Chika went home to heaven today at 1:43 in the afternoon. She was 7. She went breathing slower and slower until she drifted off like the magical child she was. No morphine. No drama. Just love. She was diagnosed...

Haiti, again, must pick up the pieces

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – They cowered inside the tent, the rain pounding like a million drumsticks, the wind a dragon’s howl. And then, suddenly, the night sky was stark above them. “The roof just blew away,” says a 16 year-old girl, pointing where it used to be,...
Have Faith Haiti Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

Have Faith Haiti Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

For those concerned about the Have Faith Haiti Mission, currently enduring Category-4 Hurricane Matthew, please note that we are sharing updates as we are able to at The Have Faith Haiti Mission and orphanage is home to about 40 children. We...
Working with Haiti’s orphans: Smiles make it worthwhile

Working with Haiti’s orphans: Smiles make it worthwhile

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The woman in the chair had a small child sleeping in her lap. She had come to give him away.
“Who is the father?” I asked, through a translator.
“There is no father,” she said.
“Aren’t you the mother?”
“Whose child is this?”
“I found him abandoned under a tree behind a hospital. He was maybe 2 months old, and his belly was big. He was crying. So I took him to the police.”
“What did they tell you?”
“They said, ‘Why did you pick him up? You should have left him there.’ So I took him home. And now I am here.”

Mission Chapel Dedicated to “Mommy” Moffett

On April 12, 2014,  staff and students gathered at the Have Faith Haiti Mission chapel to honor long-time missionary Florence “Mommy” Moffett, who died in 2012 at age 82. For more than 20 years, Florence lovingly cared for the children at the Mission, often...

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